Alan Shapiro was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1952. He is the author of more than 10 books of poetry, including Night of the Republic (2012), Reel to Reel (2014), and Life Pig (2016). He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Shapiro has taught at Stanford University and Northwestern University, and currently teaches at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Audio Recordings with Alan Shapiro
- Alan Shapiro and Tom Sleigh reading their poems in the Mumford Room, Library of Congress, Mar. 5, 1998